[OSM-dev] Tile Fonts

Jon Burgess jburgess777 at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 7 19:02:02 BST 2009


On Mon, 2009-09-07 at 09:21 +0100, Richard Ive wrote:
> HI all,
> 
> I've just rendered a tile to check that I have the correct fonts
> installed and I'm getting something I didn't expect.
> 
> If you look at: http://maps.m4.net/osm_tiles2/12/3186/1889.png you
> should see a collection of rectangles. If I didn't have the right font
> installed I wouldn't expect to see anything at all. 
> 
> Do you think it is the fonts, or a language issue?

Are you using the osm-template-fontset.xml[1] which includes the
<Fontset> configuration?

Do you have unifont[2] installed and being loaded by Mapnik?

	Jon

1: http://trac.openstreetmap.org/log/applications/rendering/mapnik/osm-template-fontset.xml
2: http://unifoundry.com/unifont.html 






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